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Cochlodinium polykrikoides syn C. heterolobatum

This chain-forming gyrodinioid is associated with fish kills. Toxic.It is distributed in warm temperate and tropical waters. This sample was collected from Falmouth Harbor. It is a common blooming species in Falmouth Harbor area during the summer. Views of other C. polykrikoides click here Also a sample from Norfork, VA.

Cape Cod